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Tower Tee construction kicking off when STL County gives go-ahead

Mike Shamia, left, and Steve Walkenbach. at the Tower Tee property.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 23, 2020

Construction could start any day now on the reimagined Tower Tee, with the developers anticipating the golf course reopening by May 2021, depending on how quickly St. Louis County approves building permits. May...

Lindbergh school buildings get secure vestibules

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the secure vestibule at Sperreng Middle School.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 10, 2020

  As part of Lindbergh Schools’ Proposition R no-tax-rate-increase bond issue in April 2019, voters approved funding safe, future-ready campuses across Lindbergh with single, secure main entrances...

Alderman takes issue with Crestwood’s appearance

A basketball hoop at Crestwood Park.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter November 6, 2020

Crestwood Ward 4 Alderman Tony Kennedy said at the city’s September Board of Aldermen meeting that he is concerned about the appearance of the city, from fire hydrants to basketball hoops at city parks. At...

Lemay Ferry pedestrian safety examined

Utility poles bisect the narrow sidewalks on the west side of Lemay Ferry Road, presenting issues for those who use wheelchairs or have other mobility concerns. The east side of Lemay Ferry has accessible sidewalks, but for anyone on the west side, the only way to reach the accessible east sidewalk is by directly crossing the street, or riding in the street next to the burn to the closest crosswalk at Victory drive.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter October 23, 2020

Despite multiple incidents involving pedestrians being hit or killed along Lemay Ferry Road due to inaccessible sidewalks and outcry from both residents and elected officials, a makeover of the state-owned...

‘Always a Tiger’: Oakville teachers give back to family of late officer, OHS alum

Next to current Chief Mary Barton, from left, former Chief Ron Battelle, BackStoppers president, accepts the check from Oakville Principal Tamara Sunkett, standing next to Officer Tamarris Bohannon’s wife, Alexis Bohannon, their daughter and other family members.
October 12, 2020

Although fundraising abilities are more limited with the Mehlville School District’s high school students still attending all-virtual school, Oakville High School teachers banded together for a donation...

Today marks four years since Officer Snyder’s death in line of duty

Officer Blake Snyder
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 6, 2020

Today, Oct. 6, marks four years since Officer Blake Snyder was murdered on duty while responding to a call in Green Park, but his memory lives on in South County through several permanent memorials that...

Pat Maroon does it again, winning Stanley Cup with new team

 Oakville hockey star and native Pat Maroon drinks out of the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row after the Tampa Bay Lightening defeated the Dallas Stars Sept. 28 for the Stanley Cup title. NHL players were kept in a ‘bubble’ and regularly tested for COVID-19 during the shortened season. ‘A kid from South County getting a Stanley Cup ring. Unbelievable,’ Maroon’s father Phil Maroon said.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 5, 2020

Oakville’s hometown hero did it again. Pat Maroon, 32, the Oakville native who famously helped the St. Louis Blues win the team’s first-ever Stanley Cup last year, won the Stanley Cup again Sept....

South County’s hockey hero Pat Maroon does it again, winning Stanley Cup with Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper brought Maroon in to the team this year fresh off the Stanley Cup. The decision ended well as the Lightning also claimed the Stanley Cup Monday night, Sept. 28, 2020.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor September 30, 2020

South County’s hometown hero did it again. Pat Maroon, 32, the Oakville native who famously helped the St. Louis Blues win the team’s first-ever Stanley Cup last year, won the Stanley Cup again Monday...

GALLERY: Lindbergh fourth and fifth graders return to the classroom

GALLERY: Lindbergh fourth and fifth graders return to the classroom
September 26, 2020

All Lindbergh elementary school students are back in the classroom in some capacity after the district brought back fourth and fifth-grades last week under the district's blended/hybrid model of learning,...

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